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HO Staff in the Press

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   The Hellenic Observatory Staff writes regularly to the Greek and international Press. 
                          Below you will find a selection of their articles & interviews.

 November 2014

  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was quoted in the article Biden to meet with Erdogan as divide between US and Turkey widens ( The Guardian, 21/11/2014)
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was quoted in the article Natural Gas Fight Dampens Any Optimism for Cyprus Reunification (World Politics Review, 12/11/2014)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live TV interview to Popi Tsapanidou about the EC Aging Report and its projections on Greece, STAR Channel (Greece) (11/11/14)
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay  gave a radio interview to Athens International Radio on the rising tensions over natural gas exploration around Cyprus (10/11/14)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a radio interview on the Greek economy and the conclusion of the Greek Memorandum, Athina 984 (02/11/14)

October 2014

  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live TV interview to Popi Tsapanidou about the rising spreads on Greek government bonds and the plans for an ‘early exit’ from the Memorandum agreement, STAR Channel (Greece) (17/10/14)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on their coverage of the recent economic and political developments in GreeceFriday/Sunday 10-12 October issue).
  • The article "(When) does austerity work”, published in the Cyprus Economic Policy Review (vol.8, no.1), authored by Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was covered by Stockwatch, Cyprus (10/10/2014)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone wrote an Op-Ed for Kathimerini, Greece, (19/10) entitled ‘Acting European, thinking Balkan?’ [Ευρωπαϊκή δράση, αλλά «βαλκανική» σκέψη?], in which he noted the increasing similarity between Greece and her Balkan neighbours in terms of international measures of performance concerning governance. Read the article in English here.
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was quoted in the article 'President says: I had no other choice', Cyprus Mail (07/10/14)

September 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

October 2013

  • Dr Athanasia Chalari was interviewed by The Economist: Greeks are ready to change
  • Prof Kevin Featherstone contrasted the confusion and errors over the arrest of the Golden Dawn leaders in Greece with what the arrests might signify more generally: a decisive shift against the Neo-Nazi party and the greater confidence of the mainstream parties, in the article A Decisive Shift for Kathimerini (6/10/2013)  
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview on the Tsohatzopoulos sentencing for the ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) (8/10/2013)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone, in an op-ed for Kathimerini (Greece), wrote about A Decisive Shift happening in Greece against the Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn and in favour of the mainstream parties (6/10/2013)

September 2013

July - August 2013

June 2013

  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was quoted in an article of the Cyprus-mail entitled Russia eyeing Cyprus bases (30/6/2013).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone, in an Op-Ed for Kathimerini (Greece), argued that the sudden closure of ERT, the state broadcaster, ‘tells us all we need to know’ about the challenges of reforming the public sector in Greece (16/6/2013).
  • Dr Nikos Skoutaris published an article in the greeklish website, commenting on the closing down of ERT, the Greek public television network (14/6/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live radio interview to Takis Kampulis at Athens 9,84 Radio (Greece) about the latest IMF report on the Greek adjustment programme (10/6/2013).
  • Dr Daniel M. Knight has published an article on the Greek crisis in Anthropology News online entitled Your Money or Your Life (4/6/2013).

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

  • Dr George Kyris (Hellenic Observatory-Neapolis University Post-Doctoral Fellow) was interviewed by BBC News on the bail-out agreement for Cyprus. on the bail-out agreement for Cyprus.
  • Dr George Kyris wrote an article for The Guardian entitled Cyprus's economic woes could help resolve the island's dispute (28/3/2013).
  • Dr George Kyris was interviewed by Sigma TV Cyprus on the crisis in Cyprus.
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live radio interview to Christos Pagonis for his programme “Χάριν Οικονομίας” at the Greek Broadcasting Corporation, ERA- Programme 1 (27/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a pre-recorded radio interview to Tim Ecott for Voice of Russia (UK Edition) (27/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to Selah Hennessy for an article at the Voice of America, entitled Banks in Cyprus Remain Closed After Bailout(26/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live TV interview to Popi Tsapanidou for “SKAI Life” at SKAI TV, Greece (26/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was interviewed on the impact of the Cyprus bailout on Russia and Turkey on Bloomberg Turkey (25/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay talks about the latest developments in the search for a Cyprus bailout and the effects on society for ABC Australia Radio (22/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis Interview to Svetlomira Gyurova for an article at Capital Weekly (Bulgaria), entitled Cyprus Roulette (22/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was interviewed about the latest efforts to solve the Cyprus economic crisis for Monocle 24 Radio (22/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay was interviewed by BBC World TV on the wider economic impact of the Cyprus crisis and the role of Russia on Cyprus (21/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay discussed the political significance of the Cyprus economic crisis and the role of Russia in Cyprus for Sky News TV (21/3/2013).
  •  Dr James Ker-Lindsay explains the geopolitical dimension of the Cyprus economic crisis on BBC World Service Radio (21/3/2013).
  • Dr Kevin Featherstone wrote an opinion article for the ELIAMEP's Crisis Observatory entitled A Window of Opporunity, But Wll it Be taken (11/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview  on the financial crisis in Cyprus to Sebastian Stodolak published in Obserwator Financowy [Financial Observer Poland] (20/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live TV interview about the current situation in Cyprus to Serafeim Kotrotsos at Real FM Greece (20/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live TV interview to Joanna Gosling at BBC News about the deposits levy in Cyprus (19/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview  on the current situation in Cyprus to BBC Radio Scotland at their Newsdrive programme (19/03/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview on the current situation in Cyprus to Peter Allen at BBC 5 Live Drive programme (19/3/2013).
  • Dr Nikos Skoutaris (HO Visiting Fellow) was interviewed on the current crisis in Cyprus by the Newsday BBC World Service (19/3/2013).
  • Dr George Kyris (HO Visiting Fellow and Neapolis University Post-doctoral fellow)  was interviewed by the BBC World Service. Please note that the interview will begin shortly after five minutes (19/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay explains the underlying causes of the Cyrpus economic crisis for Monocle 24 Radio (18/3/2013).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to Vanessa Feltz at BBC London 94.9 on the Cyprus Bailout Agreement (18/3/2013).
  • Dr James Ker-Lindsay discussed the latest efforts to secure a solution to the Cyprus economic crisis on Monocle 24 Radio (19/3/2013).

February 2013

 

 December 2012

November 2012

October 2012

  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live radio interview to Takis Kampulis at Athena 9.84 Greece (starts at 6:45) (25/10/12) and also a live radio interview to Serafeim Kotrotsos at Real FM Greece (24/10/12).
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave a live interview to SKAI for the programme Life (starting at 34:40) (23/10/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in an article by Bloomberg entitled Greece Austerity Diet Risks 1930s-Style Depression: Euro Credit (22/10/2012).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was quoted in a CNN article by Oliver Joy on the Greek-German relations (21/10/2012).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone in an Op-Ed in Kathimerini discussed Why Greece is failing. The article considers the relevance of the arguments advanced by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson in their recent book, ‘Why Nations Fail’ (7/10/2012).

September 2012

  • Dr Spyros Economides appeared in the Voice of America News commenting on the Greek police clashing with demonstrators against the austerity measures (26/9/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave various interviews commenting on the general strike today in Greece and the overall political-economic situation: BBC News, BBC Radio 5 live and ABC Radio-Australia (26/9/2012).
  • Dr Monastiriotis was also quoted by the BBC News website in an article entitled Funding the gap: Where next for Greece? (26/9/2012).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave an interview to Fileleftheros newspaper of Cyprus discussing the competitiveness of Cyprus (23/9/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to Christos Pagonis for ΝΕΤ 105,8 (the Greek national Radio) commenting on the meetings of the Greek Prime and the Minister of Finance with the Troika (10/9/2012).

July 2012

  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to the Greek Radio Athina 9.84, commenting on the current situation in Grecce and the expected visit of the European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso in the country(26/7/2012).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone published an article in the Greek Newspaper Kathimerini entitled We demand inertia! (1/7/2012). The piece was also published in English from the Greece@LSE blog (2/7/2012).

June 2012

  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave a live interview for the World Business Report Programme of BBC World Service (26/6/2012). 
  • Dr Spyros Economides published an article on BBC News entitled Election leaves Greece deeply split (24/06/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted by CNN Online and Monocle 24 commenting on the new Greek Prime Minister and by the New Scientist commenting on the needs of Greece for technological help to reboot economy (21/6/2012).
  • He also gave interviews to Radio New Zealand, NET 105.8 Greece and France 24 Radio (20/6/2012).
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview to the Daily Spanish Newspaper La Razon on the new Greek Prime Minister (21/6/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave various interviews commenting on the Greek elections, Golden Dawn, SYRIZA etc. Dukascopy TV-Switzerland and Monocle 24-Digital Radio (18/6/2012); Radio Free Europe-Serbia and France 24 TV (17/6/2012); BBC Radio Wales (16/6/2012); Athena 9.84 Radio and Bloomberg TV India (15/6/2012).  
  • Professor Featherstone was quoted in an article by the Xinhua News Agency on the Greek Situation (18/6/2012) (article available only in Chinese).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was quoted in a couple of articles commenting on the Greek Elections of the 17th June, by the Brazilian Newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo (17/6/2012) and the Global Post (15/6/2012).
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview to Scott Bevan of ABC News on the political situation in Greece in light of the Sunday election (15/6/2012).
  • Professor Featherstone was quoted in an article by USA Today entitled Greek voters headed back to the polls (14/6/2012).

May 2012

April - March 2012

  • Professor Kevin Featherstone, in Kathimerini, commented on the decision to ‘suspend’ the new law on universities in Greece and argued that this was a major mistake (1/4/2012).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' latest article (co-authored with Kostas Milas) for the Greek Newspaper TA NEA entitled Cynic Diogenes and the Greek bonds (28/3/2012). 
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave radio interviews for SKAI Radio, Greece & Athena 9.84, Greece discussing the Greek debt restructuring, the bond exchange, the PSI and the new loan agreement with the troika (10 & 14/3/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis published an article in Kathimerini on Economic Development (6/3/2012).
  • Dr Monastiriotis published an article in Athens News entitled Spelling it out discussing the PSI (2/3/2012). 

February 2012

  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to SKAI Now Programme of SKAI TV Greece, commenting on how Greece can return to growth (starting at 1:17:23) (2/3/2012).
  • Dr Monastiriotis was quoted in an article by H. Quasem for The Straits Times, Singapore entitled Changing face of Greece's middle class (23/2/2012).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone commented on Europe's bailout package for Greece in an article posted by the Washington Post (21/2/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis did a live Radio Interview for the Voice of Russia (US Edition - Washington DC) commenting on the agreement of the finance ministers to a 130 billion Euro rescue for Greece (21/2/2012).
  • Dr Athanasia Chalari gave an interview for the 'Mid-Morning with Stuart George' Programme of BBC Radio Stoke, discussing the day to day life in Greece under the current conditions (21/2/2012).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' article (co-authored with Kostas Milas) for the Greek Newspaper TO BHMA entitled Charle Dicken's Birthday and the miserable economic reality (21/2/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to AFP International; Reported on 14/2/2012 in MSN News, Philippines; UOL Noticias, Brazil; El Mercurio, Ecuador; Terra, Colombia; and others. Reported on 20/2/2012 in Business Spectator, Australia; Gulf Times, Qatar; Arab Times, Kuwait; Business Times, Singapore; Daily Tribune, Bahrain; China Post, Taiwan; Financial Express, Bangladesh; Manila Times, Philippines; Socbay and HNSV, Vietnam; WordPress max; Le Temps, Switzerland; Correiro Braziliense, Brazil; and others.
  • Dr Vasilis Leontitsis gave an interview to Sir David Frost for his show 'Frost Over the World' on Al Jazeera, discussing the Greek financial crisis (part 2, starting 17:30) (17/2/2012).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone appeared in an NBC's Nightly News video on the Greeks being furious over austerity bill (14/2/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis did interviews for the ITV, Sky and NBC (USA), discussing the vote for the new austerity bill (13/2/2012).
  • Dr Monastiriotis published an article in the Greek Newspaper Kathimerini entitled Colourful Nonsense (8/2/2012). The article was also published in English at the Greece@lse blog (7/2/2012).
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave an interview to Christos Pagonis about the Greek debt and the PSI negotiations in his programme "Harin Oikonomias" at NET 105 the radio of the greek national broadcaster, ERT (6/2/2012).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to G. Papageorgiou at Athena 9.84 (the Radio Station of the Municipal Authority of Athens) about the PSI in Greece and the prospects of the Greek economy (also with reference to the Panel Debate that HO hosted on the 2nd February) (interview available here starting at 1:13:30') (3/2/2012).
  • Dr Monastiriotis was quoted in an article discussing the PSI of the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita http://www.rp.pl/artykul/231949,805923-Grecja-na-ostatniej-prostej.html (3/2/2012).

January 2012

 

December 2011

  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis gave an interview to Kudashkina Ekaterina for the Voice of Russia discussing Who dominates the market? (4/12/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was quoted in an article by The Economist print edition entitled Call it what you want. A legal victory for Macedonia looks hollow (10/12/2011). (10/12/2011).

November 2011

  • Professor Kevin Featherstone, in an Op-Ed for Kathimerini, entitled No more distractions, argued that the coalition government in Greece should be given more time to enable it to make progress with structural reforms beyond the initial inter-party agreement (27/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides appeared live on the programme 'Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene and Ken Prewitt' on Bloomberg Radio, talking about Greece and the Eurozone Crisis (21/11/2011).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in an article by Tom Geoghegan  for the BBC News website entitled Who, What, Why: What can technocrats achieve that politicians can't? (14/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview to Kudashkina Ekaterina for the Voice of Russia discussing What is basic problem with Eurozone (13/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was also quoted in an article by the Maclean's Magazine in Canada entitled Acropolis now: Greece may be just the start(11/11/2011).
  • Dr Economides was quoted in two articles published by Bloomberg  entitled New Greek Premier Goes From Harvard Into the Breach and Greek Unity Deal Is in Disarray Amid Squabbles (10/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides commented on the unfolding political crisis in Greece for the Breakfast programme on BBC Radio 5 Live (10/11/11).
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an extensive interview to Silio Boccanera for the Brazilian Television channel GloboNews on the broader implications of the Greek debt crisis (10/11/11).
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave his opinion on the Greek crisis and its European implications for ABC Radio, Australia (9/11/11).
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave an interview discussing the economic crisis in Greece on BBC Radio 4 in The World Tonight Programme (9/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was interviewed by France 24 on the search for a Greek Prime minister (9/11/11).
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave an interview to BBC News at 8pm commenting on the Italian crisis this time (7/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides appeared on the ITV 'Daybreak' Programme commenting on the possible new government in Greece (7/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was quoted in a 'Bloomberg' news story Greece Will Form National Unity Government (7/11/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone  gave live TV interviews on Sky News & BBC World TV on the agreement to form a new Greek government (6/11/2011).  
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave also a radio interview for ABC, Australia (6/11/2011).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' latest article (co-authored with Kostas Milas) for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA  entitled Cerberus and unemployment (5/11/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis appeared at Sky News TV at the late evening programme as the Presenter's Guest, commenting on the result of the Greek parliamentary confidence vote (4/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was interviewed on developments in the Greek crisis which was the lead story of the flagship news programme of Swiss National Radio Echo der Zeit (4/11/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone told Sky News that the vote was a serious threat to Prime Minister Papandreou (4/11/2011).
  • Dr Monastiriotis was quoted in an article by the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita commenting on the Greek Prime Ministers decision on the referendum (3/11/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone commented on the turmoil over Greece's financial future in CNN's Quest Means Business and in BBC Radio Wales (3/11/2011).
  • Dr Economides was quoted in the Guardian in an article by Polly Curtis entitled What happens if Greece leaves the euro? (3/11/2011).
  • The Guardian has published an article by Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis entitled No Greek referendum, but no stability either (3/11/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides has been asked to comment on the current political crisis in Greece by, The New York Times, France 24, a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation TV and Radio, the Danish daily Information, the Bulgarian weekly Capital, and the Austrian online paper derStandart.at (3/11/2011).
  • The Guardian has published an article by Professor Featherstone entitled After Greece's referendum bombshell, where now? discussing 3 different scenarios of what might happen next (2/11/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was a panel speaker at the lecture LSE perspectives on the sovereign debt crisis jointly organised by the LSE Department of Finance, the European Institute and the Financial Markets Group (2/11/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone commented on the Greek financial crisis in BBC Radio Merseyside, BBC Radio Kent, BBC Leicester, BBC Suffolk and BBC Humberside (2/11/2011).
  • Dr Monastiriotis  gave another interview to Barbara Guidice for the News Bulletin programme of Radio France Internationale (English Service) (2/11/2011). 
  • Professor Featherstone was quoted in an article by Sarah Kliff on the Washington Post entitled At the moment, we could be hours from the collapse of the Greek government (1/11/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to France 24 TV, for the 1pm News Programme, discussing the Greek crisis and the implications of the referendum announced yesterday by the Greek Prime Minister (1/11/2011).

October 2011

September 2011

  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live telephone interview to Periklis Vasilopoulos for the "Europe of Tomorrow" programme at the Greek state radio ERA NET 105.8. He spoke about the prospects of the Greek economy, on the basis of his recent article which was published on the Greece@LSE blog (16/9/2011).
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave a live telephone interview to Peter Allen on the 5 live Drive Programme (interview starting at 1.13.42) for BBC Radio 5 live. Dr Monastiriotis spoke about the results of the Eurozone Finance Ministers' meeting in Poland (16/9/2011).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone, in a column for Kathimerini (Athens), wrote of the international implications of '9/11' (11/9/2011).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis'  article for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA entitled Greece is moving slow (5/9/2011). 

June 2011

  • Dr Spyros Economides was quoted in an article discussing whether there's a connection between Greece's current debt crisis and the 2004 Olympic Games, in the brazilian newspaper Valor Economica (29/6/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides did an interview on Greek crisis for Voice of Russia Radio and for the Deutsche Welle World Programme 'Inside Europe' (30/6/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone was interviewed on the Greek crisis for BBC News 24 TV (28/6/2011) and for BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast Progamme (30/6/2011).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave an interview discussing the Greek crisis for the CNN (28/6/2011). 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to Islam TV and Metro International (28/6/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone had an Op-Ed on the Greek crisis entitled Greece on the edge published in the International Herald Tribune (27/6/2011).
  • Dr Economides' article for the BBC website entitled 'Viewpoint: The politics of Greece's financial crisis'  was translated in Greek and got published in Naftemporiki (27/6/2011).
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave a live interview on the Greek austerity measures for the Morning Briefing Programme of Greek SKAI Radio (25/06/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to Julian Keane for the World Today programme at BBC World Service on a Commentary on the confidence vote (21/6/2011).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' article for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA entitled Decoding the economic enigma (21/6/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview for BBC News TV (21/6/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides was quoted in an article entitled Europeans Doubt Greece's Ability to Stick to Budget which appeared in the New York Times (18/6/2011).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone in an Op-ed for Kathimerini commented on the current situation in Greece following last week's riots and the aborted attempt at a coalition government (19/6/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis did an interview with Bloomberg TV on the Greek crisis and its economic/market effects (17/6/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides wrote an article for the BBC website entitled The politics of Greece's financial crisis (17/6/2011).
  • Dr Monastiriotis discussed the Greek situation in the Jeff Randall programme on Sky News (16/6/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis also did an interview for NBC Nightly News (16/6/2011). 
  • Dr Monastiriotis gave an interview to Kate Hamilton for the website of ITV News (16/6/2011).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone did a  live interview for CNN discussing the Greek crisis (15/6/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview on BBC World (15/6/2011).

May 2011

  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' latest article for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA entitled Forget the drachma (30-5-2011).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' wrote an article for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA entitled The example of Bolivia and buyback debt (18/5/2011).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave a live  television interview for the World Business Report on BBC World Television (11/5/2011).
  • Dr Economides did a short interview on France 24 (10/5/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview for BBC World Service Programme 'World Update', on the Greek Crisis (click here at 18:16 minutes) (10/5/2011).

April 2011

  • Professor Featherstone was quoted in the Portuguese daily newspaper Público on an article on Greece - one year since the bailout (part 1 & part 2) (23/4/2011).
  • In his article for Kathimerini, Professor Featherstone discussed what has to be done with the Greek public sector (23/4/2011).
  • Dr Vasilis Monastiriotis wrote an article for KATHIMERINI entitled Internal haircut or a driver for growth? (15/4/2011).

March 2011

  • Dr Monastiriotis wrote an article for ATHENS NEWS entitled A political, not an economic, solution (27/3/2011).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis wrote an article (co-authored with Rebekka Christopoulou) in KATHIMERINI newspaper entitled Universal salary-scale; a fair salary-scale? (28/3/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone in his latest article for KATHIMERINI newspaper, entitled 'European Imbalances and the Problem of Germany' argues that the problem of leadership within the European Union revolves around the hang-ups of Germany: whether over military intervention in Libya or on the reform of the euro (20/3/2011).
  • Dr Spyros Economides wrote an article for ATHENS NEWS entitled 'At stake, the European project' (13/3/2011).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis has published in Financial Times a letter entitled 'Greeks justified in questioning rating' (11/3/2011).

February 2011

  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' article for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA entitled On the credit rating agencies (28/2/2011).
  • Professor Featherstone in his article for KATHIMERINI newspaper, entitled 'Buried beneath the Past', argues that the former summer palace of the Greek royal family, and the surrounding forest, ought to be better preserved, preferably as a museum, as part of Greece coming to terms with its past (27/2/2011).
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' article for the Greek newspaper TO VIMA entitled 'The Greek Economy through the Cyanean Rocks' (20/2/2011).

 

 

December - November 2010

  • Professor Featherstone's last article for 2010 for Kathimerini newspaper entitled 'Not quite the decade we’d expected, but...' (Friday, 31/12/2010).  
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' article for 'VIMA' newspaper entitled 'When should we spreads to go down?' (Saturday, 13/11/2010). 
  • Professor Featherstone argued in 'Kathimerini on Sunday' that the way the Greek university system is managed is reminiscent of the problems of the old Olympic Airways: overly politicised, with a misallocation of resources, and a neglect of those whom it is intended to serve (Sunday 7/11/2010). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone and Dr Dimitris Papadimitriou gave an interview to the Greek newspaper 'Naftemporiki' focusing on the publication of the Greek translation of the book they have co-authored 'The Limits of Europeanisation: Reform Capacity and Policy Conflict in Greece', published by Okto Publishers, Athens (Friday 5/11/2010).

October 2010

  • The Greek Newspaper 'Ta Nea' carries a two-page feature article previewing the publication on October 20th of the Greek translation of the book by Prof. Kevin Featherstone (Hellenic Observatory Director) and Dr. Dimitris Papadimitriou (University of Manchester), 'The Limits of Europeanisation: Reform Capacity and Policy Conflict in Greece' (Saturday 9/10/2010). 
  • Dr Theodore Panagiotidis' article for the Greek newspaper 'TO VIMA' entitled 'The twin deficits and the economic restructuring' (Saturday, 16/10/2010). 

September 2010

August 2010

July 2010

June 2010

  • Professor Kevin Featherstone in his regular column in Kathimerini newspaper writes an article titled 'The euro as the sword of Damacles' (20/6/2010).
  • Professor Theodore Pelagidis writes an article on Europe's austerity policies (co-author Philip Arestis), published in the 'Multiplier Effect The Levy Economics Institute Blog' (Tue 15/6/2010).
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gives an interview to Tim Jenkins for the BBC World Service (radio) (aired at 11:33 on Mon 14/6/) in the World Briefing programme. The interview was about the Inspectors from the IMF and the European Commission, visiting Greece today.
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gives an interview on the 'Ten News Australia' for their 'Meet the Press' programme, discussing  the economic health of the EU with a particular focus to what has been happening in Greece and it's ramifications for other countries (link starting at 01:53).
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone is quoted in a report on British attitudes towards the Euro, the Governance of the Euro and the Greek fiscal crisis, in the Belgian Newspaper L'Echo (8/6/2010).
  • Professor  Featherstone discusses the implications of 'Enforced Europeanisation' for Greece, in Kathimerini Daily Newspaper (Tue 8/6/2010).
  • Professor Theodore Pelagidis discusses 'The slide of the euro currency' in his article in Elefterotypia Newspaper (Sun 6/6/2010).

May 2010

  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gives an interview on Mon 24/5/2010, to the China Business News TV & Chinese Financial daily  for a special news coverage about the European debt crisis from different aspects, aired 1st June (link in Chinese). 
  • Professor Featherstone gives an interview in BBC Radio 4's 'File on Four' programme on Tuesday 25th May, discussing bribery in Greece (link starting at 01:23). 
  • Professor Featherstone writes an article titled 'Sticky, but not sisyphean' for Dods 'House Magazine' on Tuesday 18th May. 
  • Dr Spyros Economides gives an interview on the Greek Crisis, on Friday 14 May 2010 in 'Voice of America' (link). 
  • Dr Spyros Economides gives interview on the 'Greek Crisis' in Deutsche Welle International Service (12/5/2010) and in Voice of America (14/5/2010). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was interviewed by the Evening Standard (7/5/2010) on the Greek Crisis.
  • Dr Dimitris Papadimitriou gives a live interview (6/5/2010) to BBC Wales Radio for the 'Good Morning Wales' Programme, discussing the demonstrations against the austerity measures in Greece (link starting at 2:12:00). 
  • Professor Featherstone was interviewed live by CNN (6/5/2010) on the Greek Crisis. 
  • Dr Dimitris Papadimitriou gives a live interview (6/5/2010) to BBC News Channel for the 9:30 'Morning Programme', discussing the demonstrations in Greece. 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gives an interview in 'Metro International' on 'The demonstrations against the austerity measures in Greece' (5/5/2010). 
  • Dr Spyros Economides is quoted in the Danish newspaper 'Information' on Wednesday 5th May, discussing the demonstrations against the austerity measures in Greece (link). 
  • Dr Spyros Economides was the Presenters Companion, in BBC Europe Today Programme, on Wed 5 May (link starting at 14.00). 
  • Dr Dimitris Papadimitriou gives an interview (5/5/2010) in BBC World Service for the 'Newshour Programme', discussing the role of the left-wing opposition in Greece. 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gives a live interview (3/5/2010) in BBC Radio Scotland for the 'Good Morning Scotland Programme' on what does the deal with the EU and the IMF means for Greece (link starting at 1:11:14). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone in his regular column in Kathimerini newspaper writes an article titled 'The 13th hour sounded for Greece' (2/5/2010). 

April 2010

  • Professor Featherstone writes an article titled 'Angela Merkel is pushing Greece beyond the pain threshold' in the Guardian, on Fri 30 April.
  • Professor Featherstone gives an interview on the Greek financial crisis to BBC News website (28/04/2010). 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gives a radio interview (28/4/2010) on The Greek fiscal crisis and the Eurozone, to Mike Johnson for the World Business News of the BBC World Service. 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview in BBC Radio Scotland for the 'Good Morning Scotland Programme' on the Greek crisis and its consequences (link starting at 1:09:07). 
  • Professor Featherstone is quoted in the Portuguese daily newspaper Público, on an article about the Aid Request, the Greek Prime Minister announced on the 23rd of April. 
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview in BBC World Service, on Friday 23 April, on 'Greek Crisis, EU & IMF: activation of rescue package' (chapter 1). 
  • Dr Prodromos Vlamis wrote an article in Eleftherotypia Newspaper, titled 'How to boost foreign investment demand for the Greek real estate market' (Sun 18 April). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone is quoted in the Guardian, on Monday 12 April, talking about Greece's Prime Minister George Papandreou (link). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone in his regular column for 'Kathimerini' Newspaper, on Sun 11 April, discusses the British National Elections and how they can affect Europe (link). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in a leading Bulgarian weekly publication 'Capital Weekly' on the Greek Crisis and its angles that matter other Balkan states (1st article, 2nd article) (April 2010). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone discusses on 'Who holds the power? The Prime Minister, the cabinet and the reality' in the Journal 'Economiki Epitheorisi', April 2010 issue.

March 2010

  • Professor Kevin Featherstone talks at The Wall Street Journal for a mini-documentary series on Greece, titled 'Anatomy of a Debt Crisis' (March 2010) (2:07 & 8:30 minutes). 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in The Guardian, on Sat. 6th March, on the article 'There is a sense of revolt. I feel it too'
  • Professor Featherstone gave an interview in ABC Radio, Australia, on the 31st March, on 'Greece & the EURO' (link). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone wrote in his column for 'Kathimerini' in Athens, on Sunday 21 March, that President Sarkozy is taking the opportunity of the current Greek crisis to re-assert French leadership in the EU and to correct some of the 'design faults' of the Maastricht Treaty: 'The Return of French Leadership?' (link). 
  • Dr Prodromos Vlamis writes an article on 'Prerequisites for a Successful Tax Reform in Greece' in the Eleftherotypia newspaper, on Sun the 21st of March. 
  • Dr Prodromos Vlamis gives an interview in the Greek newspaper Naftemporiki on Thu 18 Μarch, discussing 'The number of taxes levied on property as investment products'. 
  • Professor Thanos Veremis gave an interview on Saturday the 13th of March, on BBC Newsweek Scotland, on the Greek Debt (link at 53 min. 20 sec.). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave an interview on NBC TV (USA) for the 'Nightly News' programme, that ran a report on 11 March on the Greek fiscal crisis (link). 
  • Professor Georges Prevelakis in his latest article (9th of  March) in 'Estia' discusses 'The Deconstruction of the Greek State'. 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone in his regular column in the Kathimerini newspaper, on Sunday 7 March, discusses the prospects for the UK election and the apparent narrowing of the Tory lead (link). 
  • Professor Thanos Veremis gave an interview on CNBC's 'Your World at 10' Programme, on Greek economic crisis (Wednesday 3 March 2010) (link). 
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in The Wall Street on the article Europe's Original Sin (3/3/2010).  

February 2010

January 2010

  • ARD TV, Germany, interviewed Professor Kevin Featherstone about the current economic pressures in Greece and their implications for the euro-zone. 31st January 2010. 
  • Professor Featherstone, writes an article in the Guardian arguing that 'if Greece is to recover, it needs EU support. Politics, more than economics, will determine its fate' (link). 
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone talks on 'The World Tonight' 29/01/2010 at 10:00pm with Robin Lustig on the Greek Economy and Greece's Economic Crisis and how the crisis in Greece affects the Euro-zone. See link; Professor Featherstone's interview starts at 36.25 minutes and ends at 40.35 minutes. 
  • Professor Featherstone, in his regular column for the Greek newspaper 'Kathimerini', wrote about 'Greece and Globalisation' and the need for the society to accept the need to adapt to external competition (link). 
  • HO Fellow Professor Theodore Pelagidis publishes in Financial Times a response to Martin Wolf regarding the hypocritical stance against Greece regarding the manipulation of its economic data to gain EMU entry (28/1/2010). Professor Prevelakis, in his latest article in Estia, discusses how the current Greek debt crisis may influence corruption, clientelism and future geopolitics of Greece (26/1/2010). 
  • Professor Prevelakis gave an interview in Kathimerini on how Athens can learn from Paris and France regarding its current and future urban planning (16/1/2010). 
  • Professor Featherstone in a regular column for the Greek newspaper Kathimerini argued that this year maybe the end of the beginning for Greece's credibility (10/1/2012). 
  • Professor Prevelakis'  article in Estia (12/1/2010).

 

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